Job opening: Director of Engineering

The Development Authority of the North Country (Authority) is accepting applications for a full time Engineering Director. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:00pm.

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Director of Engineering will be responsible for providing leadership to engineering employees, oversee safety and environmental compliance, manage capital construction projects, manage water quality services contracts, oversee Environmental, Health and Safety programs (EH&S) for the division, develop business opportunities with local governments and provide technical support for internal/external customers on matters related to engineering and EH&S.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have an engineering degree and professional license, with seven plus years’ experience working knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), Geographic Information System (GIS) and Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA), municipal infrastructure financing programs and experience with relationship management of local governments/organizations.

BENEFITS: The Authority offers a competitive compensation package including participation in the NYS Retirement (Pension) Plan and Deferred Compensation Plan; medical, dental and vision insurance with a Health Reimbursement Account [fully funded by the Authority], paid weeks’ vacation, 12 paid holidays, 10 paid sick days, education assistance and other employee development benefits.

ABOUT THE AUTHORITY: The Authority is a multi-faceted New York State public benefit corporation created in the 1985. Since its establishment, the Authority has constructed, owns and operates regional water and sewer utilities, a solid waste management facility, administers housing and economic development programs, provides contracted water/wastewater services to municipalities and provides open access telecommunication networks in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. For more information about the Authority, go to

The Development Authority of the North Country is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.